Following a one-week extension, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) once again faces the possibility of a lapse if lawmakers fail to reauthorize the program this week.
If you insure contractors in Ohio, take note: The Completed Operations coverage under their CGL policies’ was dealt a significant blow, particularly if those contractors use subs.
Comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act by properly classifying employees – in light of pending changes to the salary threshold (déjà vu?) and the commonly overlooked primary duties test.
With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire this Friday, federal lawmakers are short on time and options to keep the program afloat.
How do you meet your customers’ changing communication preferences and your agency’s documentation needs?
There’s still time to register for December professional training, available in the classroom and online.
As the dust settles on elections across the country, hear what your federal government affairs team – the Big “I” – predicts for how the new balance of power in Congress will affect the insurance industry in 2019.
'Tis the season for holiday celebrations. Know how to advise your customers about liquor liability based on state-specific law and case law.
An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming one from Frederick Mutual Insurance Company.
Compare your agency’s adoption of technology – from comparative raters to e-documents – by viewing a summary of the 2018 Agency Universe Study results.
While Democrats gained greater influence in the state legislature from yesterday’s elections, there are changes in store for the legislative insurance committees.
Position your agency to reach the 74% of insurance shoppers who begin by searching online. Forge3 is offering a special promotion for IA&B members on its ActiveAgency website platform.
The DOI just reminded auto insurers of their obligations for recovery costs when their policyholder is the at-fault driver in an accident.
Educate your customers of their cyber liability exposure. Nearly 60 percent of cybercrime victims identify as small businesses.
Delaware employers will see an overall drop in workers’ compensation (WC) premiums beginning in December. The commissioner approved the DCRB’s amended rate filing.
Curious how your revenue distribution and productivity standards compare to those of the nation’s leading independent agencies? Benchmark your agency using the 2018 Best Practices Study.
While the U.S. job market is booming overall (up 1.6% in the past year), the insurance industry’s results are a mixed bag.
Check out the classroom courses coming to locations throughout the region in the weeks ahead. Plus, registration is now open for 2019 classroom courses.
As flood-damaged vehicles trickle into the marketplace, educate your customers on how to identify these cars and on what the financial repercussions could be for purchasing one.
Travelers just upped its marketing, technology, and big data game through a partnership with Amazon that the carrier touts as a selling point for producers.
FEMA recently implemented two measures (which did not require Congressional approval) to make it easier for private insurers to operate in the flood market and, in turn, increase the take-up rate.
Learn more about how the new federal tax law and regulations will impact independent agencies during a free webinar hosted by the Big "I."
With structural reforms unlikely, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to plan for legislatively mandated program changes. Meanwhile, the growing private market is set to face its largest test yet in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.